The recent protests about the statue of Rhodes at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have resulted in much debate and media coverage. They also present an opportunity to analyse elements of public history and its role.
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Following the irreparable destruction of the equestrian statue depicting Wilhelm I at the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) in Koblenz, a national flag, mounted on the abandoned torso, was located there from 1953 till 1993. …
Ein Paradebeispiel dafür, wie Kollektive die Deutung der Vergangenheit sinnfällig nutzen, bietet derzeit die Stadt Leipzig. Unter dem Motto „Leipzig 1813 – 1913 – 2013. Eine europäische Geschichte“ widmet… Read More ›